Most Endangered Places

Every year, many historic properties across the state of Washington are threatened by demolition or neglect. Collectively, these properties contribute to the quality of life we enjoy and shape the daily experiences of living in small towns, large cities, and rural countryside across the state. Since 1992, the Washington Trust has maintained a list of Most Endangered Places, bringing attention to threatened buildings, sites, and historic places. The Washington Trust’s basic commitment to advocate for preservation of historic and cultural resources has been unwavering, and our Most Endangered list perhaps best exemplifies this commitment.

Know an endangered place? We accept nominations year round. Prior to submitting a nomination, please contact us to discuss the program requirements and over-arching goals for the threatened resource.

Nomination Process

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Hyer Farm

Harborview Hall

Coke Oven Park

Lone Star Cement Building

Enloe Dam Powerhouse

Red Brick Road (Ronald Place North)

Fort Walla Walla/Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center

Moran School Administration Building

Donovan District

LaFramboise Farmstead

Packard House

Camp Yeomalt WPA Log Cabin

The Chancery

Bruggemann Ranch

Kapus Farmstead

St. Elmo’s

Camp Waskowitz

Collins Building

Sand Point Naval Station

Snoqualmie Falls Lumber Company Power Plant

P-I Globe

William O. McKay Ford

Camp Kilworth

Washington’s Historic Barns

Old City Hall

Fort Steilacoom

Murray and Rosa Morgan House

Preston-Shaffer Milling Company

Mukai Farm and Garden

Old Ritzville Highschool

South Harbor Park Stack

Ellensburg Depot

First United Methodist Church

Old Woodinville School

Parlor Car #1799

St. Edward’s Catholic Church

Howard S. Wright House

Digester Building

Scout House

Rookery, Mohawk, and Merton Buildings

Jefferson County Courthouse and Tower

Elks Building

Alki Homestead Restaurant

Dorsey Bulding

Robert Morris Earthwork

Nuclear Reactor Building

McNeil Island

Downtown Mount Vernon

Jensen-Byrd Building

BF Tabbott House

Anderson-Baum Cabin

Downtown Sprague

Roslyn Old City Hall and Library

National Historic District

Puyallup Fish Hatchery

Marine Supply Block

Old Ellensburg Hospital

Battelle/Talaris Campus

St. Nicholas Church

Morgan Middle School

B Reactor, Hanford Site

McMillin Bridge

Fleischmann’s Yeast Plant

Hastings Buildings

Dvorak Barn

Shelton Gymnasium

Valley Schoolhouse

Point Hudson

Colville Indian Agency

Longfellow School

Enchanted Valley Chalet

Historic Buildings within Washington’s State Parks

Five Mile Schoolhouse

Haller House

Teapot Dome Gas Station

First United Methodist Church

Northern State Hospital

Stephenson House

The Showbox

Post Hospital

Steilacoom Train Depot

Bettinger House

Murray Morgan Bridge

Washington Hall

John A. Finch Boy Scout Lodge

Scottish Rite

Skykomish Hotel

Historical Commercial Fishing Net Sheds

Reard Freed Farmstead

Green Mountain Lookout

First Hill Apartments

Port Angeles Fire Station

Our Lady of the Assumption/St. Urban’s Church

Carmack House

Blaine Depot

Masonic Home of Washington

Cascade Workers’ Cottages

Old Tumwater Brewery

Beverly Railroad Bridge

Day Block

Bureau of Reclamation Headquarters

Lincoln School

Holy Rosary

Kelley Farm

Snohomish County Courthouse

Oysterville Historic District

Arlington High School

Thayer Barn

Curran House

Fowler House

East Seattle School

Waldo General Hospital

Providence Heights College

Schooner Wawona

Vashon Elementary Gym

Buchanan House (Trueblood House)

Reard Freed Farmhouse

Electric Building

Old Granary Building

Libbey House

Weyerhaeuser Corporate Campus

Trafton Elementary

Quad 7 Hangar, Boeing Field

LaCrosse Rock Houses and Station

National Guard of Washington Armory

Surrey Downs

Puget Power Building

St. Ignatius Hospital

Bush House

McReavy House